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Art of the Ancient Americas Highlights

This collection comprises approximately 1,500 objects, crossing cultural boundaries from the Olmec to the Inca and spanning more than 3,000 years. Its strength lies in the art of the Maya and their predecessors and also includes strong representative holdings from Costa Rica, West Mexico, and the Andean regions.

Head of Xochipilli-Macuilxochitl, God of Pleasure, Games and Music
Tripod Vessel with Flower Mountain and Solar Deities
Lidded Vessel with Peccaries, Bird, and Fish
Standing Male Figure
Standing Male Figure
Head, originally from a Figure, reused as a Pendant
Conch shell with incised designs
Bowl with a Monkey Scribe and K'awiil, God of Lightning
Head of a Royal Woman, possibly Lady K'abal Xook of Yaxchilan
Vessel in the Shape of an Eagle
Finial with bird-helmeted figure
Potato-shaped Vessel with Plants and Animals